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Add 2/12 and 16/5

1st number: 2/12, 2nd number: 3 1/5

2/12 + 16/5 is 101/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    2/12 = 2 × 5/12 × 5 = 10/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    16/5 = 16 × 12/5 × 12 = 192/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/60 + 192/60 = 10 + 192/60 = 202/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 101/30
  6. In mixed form: 311/30

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